Unicaja Málaga will be the rival of Real Madrid in the final of the Copa del Rey when overwhelming MoraBanc Andorra (92-59) in the second semifinal held at Martín Carpena. After living some exciting quarter-finals, the two games prior to the title dispute barely had a history because their winners were far superior to their rivals. Jaime Fernández, with 19 points, He was the best in Malaga, who will try to break a fifteen-year streak against the whites without winning the tournament.
Setting the pace
The Unicaja he annulled Todorovic, Andorra’s best player in the quarterfinals in the first quarter, and thus began to cement his dominance on the scoreboard. After a 6-7 he gave the first ax with a 9-0 run that put the 15-7. The important Andorran men did not appear. Jaime Fernández suffocated Jaime Fernández and also joined in attack with Alberto Díaz. The difference grew to nine points at the end of the first quarter (25-16).
Sublime Jaime Fernández
The 11 points of the Unicaja base in the second quarter, together with the overwhelming rebounding dominance of the Cup hosts, they destroyed an Andorra that found no resources. Clevin Hannah and David Walker tried to support their own, but in the blink of an eye they found a disadvantage of 23 points (42-19), a slab too heavy, although before the break they managed to reduce the gap until 18 (48-30).
The party starts
The Unicaja fans began to savor the victory after seeing how Andorra, with a 0-8 run, stood 12 points in the 23rd minute. Thanks to Hannah’s 8 points, those of Ibon Navarro dreamed of the comeback. But it was not the day of the Principality team, which then fitted a 9-0 run in just over a minute (61-40) returned the clash to the status lived before the break.
Maximum difference of 35 points
The last period was a love and not power of Andorra. Unicaja began to think about the final and Luis Casimiro reserved his most important players, such as Jaime Fernández, who went to the bench acclaimed by his fans after scoring 19 points, or Rubén Guerrero. Adams, with 14 points, and Ejim, with 15, also excelled in scoring. The locals came to enjoy a rent of 35 points (88-53).